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6 bedroom detached house for sale

New Mills, Hereford Road, Ledbury, Herefordshire

Sold STC £595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Detached house
  • Garage
  • Garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold



Location & Description:
A most attractive detached period house conveniently situated on the outskirts of the town of Ledbury.

New Mills comprises an impressive Georgian detached house with later Victorian additions and it offers spacious accommodation of considerable charm and character arranged over three floors. It has the benefit of extensive double glazing and oil fired central heating and includes at ground floor level Reception Hall, Sitting Room, Living Room, Kitchen, Breakfast Room, Garden Room, Utility Room, Cloakroom and Office. At first floor level Four Bedrooms and Two Bathrooms. At second floor level there is a useful Landing Room and Two Further Bedrooms. The property stands in a delightful mature garden and there is a wonderful mixed broadleaf woodland in all extending to approximately SIX ACRES. There is also a detached former stables and coach house.

Ledbury is a charming country town with a wide range of local facilities including shops, schools, churches, hotels, restaurants, community hospital, doctors' surgeries and a mainline railway station. The cities of Hereford, Worcester and Gloucester are all approximately 16 miles distant and the M50 is approximately 4 miles to the south of the town.

The property comprises with approximate dimensions:

Reception Hall:
With decorative tiled floor. Radiator Access to Rear Hallway. Stairs to first floor and built-in understairs cupboard with telephone point.

Sitting Room:
5.18m (17ft 0in) x 3.05m (10ft 0in)
With feature fireplace with fitted log burner. Wall niche. T.V. aerial point. Radiator and having pleasant double aspect with shuttered window to side and double glazed sash window to front.

Living Room:
5.21m (17ft 1in) x 3.89m (12ft 9in)
With feature brick open fireplace. Exposed ceiling timber. Picture rail. T.V. aerial point. Telephone point. Radiator. Archway through to kitchen. Quarry tiled floor. Single glazed window to side. Double glazed sash window to front.:

3.45m (11ft 4in) x 3.4m (11ft 2in)
Fitted with a range of oak units incorporating a one and a half bowl sink unit. Work surfaces. Oil fired Rayburn with provides the central heating and hot water and is used for cooking purposes. Inset two ring Electric hob. Quarry tiled floor. Double glazed window to rear. Opening through to

Breakfast Room:
3.02m (9ft 11in) x 2.31m (7ft 7in)
With a range of fitted wall and base cupboards. Exposed timbers and opening through to:

Garden Room:
2.77m (9ft 1in) x 1.78m (5ft 10in)
With radiator. Double glazed windows to side and rear with most pleasant outlook over garden. Door to side giving access to an open porch.

Utility Room:
5.11m (16ft 9in) x 2.46m (8ft 1in)
With fitted sink unit. Work surfaces. Plumbing for dishwasher. Electric well pump. Two double glazed velux roof windows. Double glazed windows to side and rear and door to side giving access to garden.

With W.C. Plumbing for washing machine. Double glazed window to rear.

Inner Hall:
Giving access to:

3.43m (11ft 3in) x 2.79m (9ft 2in)
Radiator. Wall mounted cupboards. Double glazed window to side.


With staircase to second floor and built-in understairs cupboard.

Bedroom 1:
5.28m (17ft 4in) x 3.2m (10ft 6in)
With fitted wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Radiator T.V. aerial point. Telephone point. Double glazed sash window to front with a most pleasant outlook.

Bedroom 2:
5.26m (17ft 3in) x 3.15m (10ft 4in)
Fitted wash hand basin with tiled and mirrored surround. Radiator. Telephone point Double glazed sash window to front with fine outlook.

Bedroom 4:
2.82m (9ft 3in) x 2.62m (8ft 7in)
With feature leaded light glazed panel. Unusual leaded light door. Radiator. Double glazed sash window to the front.


Bedroom 3:
3.73m (12ft 3in) x 3.45m (11ft 4in)
Radiator. Double glazed window to side.

Spacious Family Bathroom:
With white suite comprising panelled bath, wash hand basin, W.C. and bidet. Part tiled surrounds. Radiator. Feature leaded light door. Double glazed window to side and Airing Cupboard containing lagged hot water cylinder with supplementary immersion heater.

Bathroom 2:
With white suite comprising panelled bath with fitted power shower and screen, inset wash hand basin with cupboards under, tiled surrounds and W.C. Radiator. Fitted corner cupboard. Double glazed window to rear.


Landing Room:
5.44m (17ft 10in) x 2.82m (9ft 3in)
With feature exposed timbers. Large double glazed velux roof window to front. Radiator. Access to roof space.

Bedroom 5:
5.46m (17ft 11in) x 3.17m (10ft 5in)
With fitted wash hand basin. Exposed timbers. Access to eaves roof space. Radiator Double glazed window to side with pleasant wooded outlook.

Bedroom 6:
4.52m (14ft 10in) min. plus recess x 3.15m (10ft 4in)
With two fitted wardrobes. Exposed timbers. Radiator Double glazed window to side with pleasant wooded outlook.

The Stables:
9.75m (32ft 0in) approx x 5.56m (18ft 3in) approx.
A detached brick former stables comprising a GARAGE/WORKSHOP and STABLES with original brick floor and wooden manger, each with electric light and power, and having access to HAYLOFT over.

9.3m (30ft 6in) approx. x 5.56m (18ft 3in) approx.
A detached brick former COACH HOUSE providing three bay open fronted parking with external staircase giving access to a GRANARY over which is fully boarded and has exposed timbers and the original sack winch with trap door.

Garden and Grounds:
New Mills is approached by a large driveway which sweeps in front of the coach house and stables and gives access to the house.

The property is set behind a lawned front garden being well stocked in abundance with spring bulbs and an interesting selection of mature shrubs and trees. To the rear of the property there is a most attractive cottage style garden being pleasantly arranged with a large patio area with barbeque and a most interesting and wide selection of established plants, trees and shrubs including several fruit trees. BRICK GARDEN SHED. Small pond.

Beyond the garden there is an area of approximately FIVE ACRES and has been planted with mixed broadleaf trees including Oak, Lime, Ash, Wild Cherry, Walnut, Chestnut, Hornbeam and Crab Apple. The present owners have also built pheasant pens and part of the garden includes a large chicken run.

An interesting feature of the property is the impressive Ledbury viaduct which runs along the northern boundary of the property. The grounds are also bounded on the western side by the River Leadon and the former millrace runs through part of the garden and forms part of the eastern boundary.

We have been advised that mains electricity (including 3 phase) is connected to the property. Drainage is to a private system and water is provided by a private well. It should be noted however that mains water is available within the grounds. There are two telephone lines to the property, one being Broadband. This information has not been checked with the respective service providers and interested parties may wish to make their own enquiries with the relevant authorities. No statement relating to services or appliances should be taken to infer that such items are in satisfactory working order and intending purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves where necessary.

We are advised subject to legal verification that the property is freehold.

By appointment to be made through the Agent's Ledbury Offices. (Tel. 01531 634648)

COUNCIL TAX BAND F (This information may have been obtained by telephone call only and applicants are advised to consider obtaining written confirmation).

From the Agent's Ledbury Office turn left at the traffic lights and proceed through the town centre. Bear left opposite the Railway Station on to the Hereford Road and at the bypass traffic island take the right hand turning marked "No through road" and turn immediately left on to the old Hereford Road. Proceed for a short distance then New Mills will then be located on the right hand side.

Ground Floor Plan:
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First Floor Plan
Second Floor Plan
Site Plan:
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

John Goodwin FRICS, Ledbury

3 - 5, New Street, Ledbury, HR8 2DX

01531 595005 Local call rate

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